Vijay is an Indian music composer from Mysore, Karnataka. He has given his voice for Hindi films such as Blue, Yuvvraaj, Swades, Kaal, Lakshya, Matrubhoomi, Tere Naam, Cheeni Kum, Raavan and Force.
Born: 21 February 1976 (age 42), Mysore.
He is also one of four artists credited for the song "Jai Ho", which won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Original Song. Specifically, he sang the portion with the words "Jai Ho" that takes an extended high pitch at numerous junctures of the song. The song also won a Grammy Award in the category "Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media. He has also won the very prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Artist - Kannada for the song 'Gatiya Ilidu' from the Kannada film 'Ulidavaru Kandante.
|2017||Nominee Filmfare Award - Kannada Film Industry||Best Male Playback Singer Kirik Party (2016) For the song "Belageddu Yaara Mukhava Naanu Nodide"|
|2017||Nominee Filmfare Award - Telugu Film Industry||Best Male Playback Singer Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo (2016) "Thanu Nenu"|
|2015||Winner Filmfare Award - Kannada Film Industry||Best Male Playback Singer Ulidavaru Kandanthe (2014) For the song "Ghatiya Ilidu"|
|2014||Winner Filmfare Award - Kannada Film Industry||Best Male Playback Singer Victory (2013) For the song "Khaali Quarter"|
|2011||Nominee Filmfare Award - Tamil Film Industry||Best Male Playback Singer Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010) For the song "Hosanna"|